Lawyers of detained leader of mysticism group banned from trial

Mohammad Ali Taheri

A court hearing for Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of the Erfan Halgheh mysticism group, was held by the 15th Branch of the Revolutionary Court presided over by Judge Salavati. Of his three lawyers, two were not allowed to be present at the trial…The prisoner of conscience’s prison term had ended in December 2017. His ongoing detention is without legal justification.